Bite-sized financial and professional tips from Bryan Brock for you to reflect on right now

Last month, we had the opportunity to host an intimate evening with Bryan Brock at the MogoLounge. As an entrepreneur, Creative Director and co-founder of the Remix project, a nonprofit serving at-risk youth in Toronto, OneLoveTo, a Toronto based lifestyle brand, and The Fitting Room, a unique men’s barbershop in downtown Toronto, Bryan shared how to truly invest in yourself, and turn your passion project into your full-time gig. Don’t worry if you missed it, as you can watch the video here. It was eye-opening to hear about the struggles, tips and tricks that Bryan used to get him where he is today. Because it’s important to hear about hardships, as it is to hear about success stories. We were inspired to reflect on our own lives as well, financially and professionally. We’ve gathered some highlights from the session for you: • If you’re starting out in the working world: “I don't think anyone teaches you the importance of having paid practice.” • On side hustles: Are you doing this to create a job for yourself, or to create a business? • On forging your own path: You don’t have to be put in a box, based

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What happened? Equifax reported a breach. There are many ways criminals can get access to your personal info, and one of them is breaches to companies that store your personal information. This is exactly what happened. The security breach at Equifax could affect up to 143 million people in the United States and has also exposed "limited personal information" for an undisclosed number of Canadians. Who’s Equifax? Equifax is the largest credit bureau in Canada and is the bureau most used by lenders when making decisions on your creditworthiness. Whether or not you have ever signed up personally to Equifax, as a Canadian with access to credit, they have collected your information from banks and other lenders; lenders rely on this information in their assessment of whether or not to lend you money or give you credit (such as opening a new cell phone account or getting a mortgage). Why does this matter to you? Equifax says that it also identified unauthorized access to limited personal information from certain Canadian residents. If your data is stolen it could be used for identify theft. This highlights the ongoing risk we all face in this day and age. Although our personal

Successfully Broke (with Bryan Brock)

Join us at the MogoLounge for an intimate evening with Bryan Brock - Entrepreneur, Creative Director, and Co-founder of the Remix Project & OneLoveTO. Learn how to turn your passion project or side hustle into your full-time gig, and how to invest in yourself. This evening is a two part series: Our speaker series with Bryan Brock will run from 6 to 7:30pm where 40 lucky guests will be able to hear Bryan’s story and advice. The second part of the evening is our networking party - grab your ticket to attend the event at 7:30-8:30pm to be amongst Toronto's coolest creatives/entrepreneurs. RESERVE YOUR SPOT Bryan Brock has established himself as a well-known artist, designer, influencer and successful entrepreneur in Toronto. He’s also the Dean of the Academy of Creative Arts for the non-profit youth organization The Remix Project. Brock works with ‘at-risk’ youth from priority neighbourhoods across the GTA, providing mentorship as well as building both technical and life skills. Although Bryan has built many professional titles throughout his career, it’s his personal journey that has the most meaning. As an adopted child, Bryan’s unique personal experiences shaped his perspective on

Rule Your Spending - 30 Day MogoCard Challenge

Ready to rule your spending? We're challenging you to use the Mogo Platinum Prepaid Visa® Card1 for 30 days as your dedicated spending account. Why 30 days? By creating a new habit for a month, you’ll be more likely to stick to it and integrate it into your day-to-day life. Whether you’re an overspender or a strict budgeter, the MogoCard will help you stay on track, learn about your spending habits, and ultimately #RuleYourFinances. @media only screen and (max-width: 480px) { .pr-20 { padding: 40px 20px 20px 20px !important; } .pl0t20 { padding: 20px 0 0 0 !important; } .align-left { text-align: left !important; } .mb-10 { margin-bottom: 20px !important; } .rl30 { padding-left: 30px !important; padding-right: 30px !important; } } What to expect in your 30 Day Challenge Use the MogoCard as your main spending tool. It’ll help you control your spending in ways that debit and credit cards can’t. Load money to the MogoCard for your weekly spending and stay on top of it. Learn about your day-to-day and weekly spending habits. Spend less than you normally would, ultimately getting you closer to your financial goals. How to get started: Add your spending money To start out, we recommend adding enough spending money to last